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Address: Monfort Conservation Park, Mindanao, Philippines
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An amazing attraction which is a Guinness World Record holder!

Transportation in the island is through tricycles (motorcycle with sidecar) which is a tad expensive, or astride a motorcycle behind the driver, which is cheaper. There is an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jake2014jake
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Pasig, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must visit place. Its Great. Million of fruit bats on their territorial cave. Featured in Nat Geo and a Guiness World Record

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Thank vir n
Pasig, Philippines
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Transportation in the island is through tricycles (motorcycle with sidecar) which is a tad expensive, or astride a motorcycle behind the driver, which is cheaper. There is an entrance fee of 100 pesos which goes to the maintenance of the place so don't be a scrooge! A guide will also be provided to assist you. This attraction does not involve... More 

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Thank Jake2014jake
Davao
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been twice. Last time there was an English speaking guide there which made it much more interesting ( of course) You do not enter the cave but watch thru big holes into the cave. You come quite close and can see the faces of the 2.7 million bats! There is nursery for baby bats and special area for... More 

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Thank Peter19502013
Davao
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

May do a quick visit when touring samal, learn something about the bats, see how numerous they are but be prepared for a short walk on uneven ground and some smelly experience

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Thank Rexoy
Los Angeles
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This was part of a day tour I did out of the Hof Gorei resort. Very interesting place to visit and so many bats moving around within the caves. From what I have read you can actually arrange a visit at dusk to watch them fly out of the caves.

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Thank RickN6900
Cavite Province, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Fruit bats in davao is the main contributor of pollination of durian. Since Durian flower has specific time when it blooms it matches when the time the bat flies from the cave. You would not believe how they are being counted because they are too many. The tour guide explained everything in detail and makes us more interested about how... More 

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Thank Tatakrista
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Trully a big colony of bats particularly fruit bat specie only. Learn more about bat habitat and its characteristics. See why Guinnes put this at its record.

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Thank Morris Adelon A
Mandaluyong, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

The bats gave me goose bumps as well as their smell. 😄 I just hope we visit a bit late in the afternoon to see the million of them going out of their cave..

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Thank MarieMarc2014
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Checked in at Pear Farm Resort down south of Samal Island, outside the gate are motorbikes waiting for tourists. For 2 hours one can visit the Monfort Bat Sanctuary at up North and some enough time to Hagimit Falls for 300 Pesos per head. Driver is provided negotiating through rough up and down terrain, passing through town and up to... More 

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Thank Elmo B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Been to Samal Island(my birthplace) for some family visits. I never thought I could be in such an amazing place with millions of tiny beautiful bats! I hoped to catch a glimpse of Bella Blanca (the only white bat in the colony) but she was too shy that time I was there. Expect for an ordinary surroundings and views as... More 

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